About Collection

VEKAM was established in 1994 within Vehbi Koç Vakfı to organize academic researches on Ankara and to compile every kind of document and data to present to the researches and urban historians. In 2014 VEKAM was affiliated to Koç University and advanced its work field and academic missions. The framework of this mission is to contribute to develop national and international academic intercourses about Ankara and its surroundings. What is more VEKAM aims to communicate researches and field works on Ankara and its surroundings to a wider audience. It has been putting its activities, symposiums, panels, conferences and institutional archives to the services of researches since its establishment